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Wellness and Beaches in Algarve, PORTUGAL

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Wellness and Beaches in Algarve, Portugal

Celebrate and Rejuvenate! Join Tanya for a week of mind, body, and soul wellness activities in the beauty of the Portuguese Algarve.

Daily Yoga ~ Breathwork ~ Guided Meditation ~ Peaceful Relaxation ~ and so much more!

8 Day Tour: September 29 – October 6, 2024
Hosted by: Tanya Boigenzahn
Location:
Coast of Algarve, Portugal
CEs: 15+

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Free info session

Tuesday, March 5 | 6:30pm Central US
LIVESTREAM ON ZOOM

Ready for a fun wellness adventure in The Algarve in Portugal? Join us for a FREE INFO SESSION about our upcoming WELLNESS & BEACHES retreat happening Sept 29-Oct 6, 2024.

Tanya and her team will be available not only to show you a video presentation of the trip but also to help answer questions.

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Payment Info

$2,899 per person based on double occupancy
$3,599 per person based on single occupancy
Deposit amount of $500 per person is due no later than March 29, 2024
Final payment is due no later than June 29, 2024

Trip Details

  • Overview

    Experience a rejuvenating wellness retreat in Algarve, Portugal. With its protected mountains and stunning coastline, this region offers 125 miles of picture-perfect views. Relax in the mild climate and sample the region’s world-renowned cuisine, including six Michelin Star restaurants. Take part in daily wellness activities such as morning yoga, rejuvenating breathwork, and guided meditation, while exploring the many hiking trails that overlook the 300-foot-high cliffs above the Mediterranean Sea. This single hotel stay provides the perfect combination of cultural immersion, relaxation, and wellness.

    Hotel

    Included:

    Meals:

    • 7 Breakfasts
    • 5 Lunches
    • 2 Dinners

    Activities:

    • Daily Wellness Activities
    • Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Lagos
    • Sail in the Bay of Lagos
    • Fishermen’s Trail Guided Hike
    • Loulé Market Visit
    • Petiscos Tasting Tour
    • Visit Monchique Mountain

    Other Services:

    • One round-trip group airport transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Transportation throughout the program in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Transfers and tours with an English-speaking guide
    • Entrance fees, road tolls, VAT

    Not Included:

    • International flights, airport taxes and extra baggage
    • Hotel early check-in and late check-out
    • Meals not mentioned in the program
    • Entrance fees for any extra sightseeing or optional activities
    • Personal expenses
    • Travel visa (please confirm visa requirements prior to travel)
    • Travel insurance
    • Tips for porters, guide and driver – the value of the tip is up to the client

    Note:

    • International flights should arrive into and depart out of Faro International Airport
  • Itinerary

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    Day 1 – Welcome To Your Algarve Wellness Retreat!

    Welcome to Algarve, Portugal! After arrival at Faro Airport, you’ll meet your guide and be transferred to the hotel. After checking in, enjoy some time to explore the property before having a welcome dinner with the rest of the group.

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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    Day 2 – Fishermen’s Trail Hike

    Start your day with our yoga practice overlooking the Mediterranean and a leisurely breakfast. This morning, we will head out on a hike of the famous Fishermen’s Trail. This route starts in Praia da Luz. Then we follow the Vicentine Route to Casa das Furnas, passing through deserted beaches and hidden corners. This is an easy route, enjoying verdant scenery en route to Burgau Village. Following your hike, enjoy lunch served at a local restaurant before returning to the hotel.The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the pool or beach.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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    Day 3 – Lagos & Stand Up Paddleboarding

    Let yourself be amazed by the magic of the waters of the Algarve by “walking” on them! This morning, we will depart for our stand-up paddleboarding adventure, meeting at Praia Dona Ana. We’ll do a playful yoga practice on the paddleboards including breathwork and some mindfulness practices. Then experience the caves from a unique and mesmerizing perspective. Later, we will continue on to lunch at a local restaurant in Lagos before returning to the hotel for an evening at leisure.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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    Day 4 – Monchique Mountain

    Start your day with a yoga practice to open the lungs to get us ready to hike! Then enjoy a leisurely breakfast overlooking the Mediterranean. Today we’ll head to the green heartland and highest point in the Algarve, Fóia’s peak, Monchique Mountain. Take in the views of the west and south coast.En route, we will make a stop at the Caldas de Monchique, an amazing thermal spa area used since the Roman times which they considered to be “sacred” and cured rheumatism and respiratory problems. You will have some time to explore and relax here this afternoon.We’ll make a quick stop in the village. Perhaps you’ll try a shot of “Medronho,” a firewater made with the fruit of the arbutus tree or take some time to peruse the local craft and pottery shops before gathering for lunch.
    Return to the hotel for an evening at leisure.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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    Day 5 – Sailing in the Bay of Lagos

    After our soul-inspiring morning yoga practice at the hotel followed by breakfast, head to the Bay of Lagos for a scenic sailing experience.On this shared cruise, sail in the Bay of Lagos and explore some of the most impressive caves and rock formations in Southern Portugal. After experiencing this beauty of nature from afar, we will anchor in a sheltered bay where the crew will prepare and serve lunch. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit to jump into the water for a swim. After lunch, we will continue our journey and show you the famous caves of “Ponta da Piedade” on a smaller boat. Eventually we will raise the sails again and make our way back up the coast. Feel the magic of sailing, while you relax, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the sun, sea, and breathtaking view.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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    Day 6 – Day at Leisure

    After your morning yoga and wellness practice plus breakfast, you have a full day at leisure to explore and enjoy your surroundings.Later this evening, we’ll head to the historic center of Lagos as a group to discover the charm of this ancient city before gathering for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

    Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
    Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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    Day 7 – Loulé Market Visit

    Following our morning yoga and wellness practice plus breakfast at the hotel, you will head to one of the liveliest towns in the area where you will have free time to walk around and visit the castle and Loulé Market*. The picturesque market full of fruits and vegetables also offers a variety of crafts. Nowadays, we still find artisans who produce leather articles, delicate works, and beautiful pottery.Later, over lunch, discover the culture of the Portuguese “pesticos,” small plates made to taste, appreciate and share.*Loulé Market visit must take place on a Saturday and daily activities may be rearranged to accommodate this.

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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    Day 8 – Departure

    Today we’ll have our last yoga and wellness practice to stretch our legs, spines, and shoulders before leaving the Algarve. Have breakfast at the hotel and some time to relax before your transfer to the airport.

    Meals: Breakfast

    We can’t wait for this trip and hope you join us!

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  • Activity Level

    The activity Level for this tour is:

    1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5

    3 = Average – Some tours may include hiking or potential higher elevation hiking, biking, SUP, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking on uneven surfaces or for longer periods of time.

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Program Teachers

TANYA BOIGENZAHN

Tanya Boigenzahn

Devanadi Founder/Owner, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, RTT, AYS, CHTP, YACEP & Reiki Master